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Detective Gemma Monroe Novels

Set in the small town of Cedar Valley, Colorado, the Detective Gemma Monroe Novels by Emily Littlejohn features a police officer and new mother who uncovers the secrets and lies buried beneath her idyllic community while investigating crimes.

“If you read only one debut mystery this year, make it this one. Inherit the Bones is that good. Compelling writing, a stunning setting in a Colorado ski town, a plot that twists with surprises, and a police deputy who happens to be six-months pregnant—I loved all of it.”—New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel

  • Shatter the Night
    • Shatter the Night

    • Detective Gemma Monroe Novels (Volume 4)
      Emily Littlejohn
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • An enthralling, atmospheric new novel from Emily Littlejohn, author of acclaimed debut Inherit the Bones, featuring Colorado police officer Gemma Monroe.

      It’s...

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  • Lost Lake
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    • Lost Lake

    • Detective Gemma Monroe Novels (Volume 3)
      Emily Littlejohn
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • An enthralling, atmospheric new novel from Emily Littlejohn, the author of acclaimed debut Inherit the Bones, featuring Colorado police officer Gemma Monroe.

      "Recommend...

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  • A Season to Lie
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    • A Season to Lie

    • Detective Gemma Monroe Novels (Volume 2)
      Emily Littlejohn
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • “Small town Colorado police detective Gemma Monroe is a human and fallible heroine I can't wait to meet again, and Littlejohn's prose is lyrical and gripping.”—Deborah Crombie

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  • Inherit the Bones
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    • Inherit the Bones

    • Detective Gemma Monroe Novels (Volume 1)
      Emily Littlejohn
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • “I couldn't put down Inherit the Bones. Small town Colorado police detective Gemma Monroe is a human and fallible heroine I can't wait to meet again, and Littlejohn's prose is...

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      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Emily Littlejohn

EMILY LITTLEJOHN was born and raised in southern California. A former librarian, she now spends her time writing, raising a family, and working in city government in the Denver metro area. Inherit the Bones was her acclaimed debut novel, followed by A Season to Lie, and Lost Lake.

Joanna Wittig